Guides and instructions

All technical documentation, guidance material and frequently asked questions on STP phase 2 has been developed specifically to support Digital Service Providers (DSPs) in building their STP Products.
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On 1 January each year, Services Australia Protected Earnings Amount (PEA) is adjusted to allow for increases in the cost of living. The PEA is a set minimum amount that must be left after tax and child support is deducted from a person's wage.
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Schedules and other documentation for eCommerce are provided below. Digital service providers should take care to note the currency dates of documents.
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Under the JobKeeper Payment, businesses and not-for-profit entities significantly impacted by the Coronavirus outbreak will be able to access a wage subsidy from the Government to continue paying their employees.
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This paper provides a consolidation of responses provided to Digital Service Providers (DSPs) about the implementation of changes due to the retirement of AUSkey. AUSkey retired on 27 March 2020.
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The Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) was released on 16 December 2020. A summary of the measures affecting digital service providers is provided on this page for use in developing software.
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The tax file number (TFN) algorithm is a mathematical formula that tests the validity of numbers quoted as TFNs. Its use in software is recommended as it will minimise TFN errors and may subsequently reduce the need for contact between your organisation or your clients and the ATO.
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This guide provides details and instructions on the product verification testing (PVT) process for the Single Touch Payroll service.
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The Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) was released on 18 December 2017. A summary of the measures affecting digital service providers is provided on this page for use in developing software.
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